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  1. Thanks for getting back to us on the problem. I...

    Thanks for getting back to us on the problem. I ran a Mazak Smart, and lets say it had its quirks as well compared to other machines with same speeds/feeds/programs.

    I want to also mention that I...
  2. dept. of labor has statistics. You would be...

    dept. of labor has statistics.

    You would be amazed on how most shops think they NEED to pay dirt wages to survive. By doing this they can't hire or get crap talent instead...and still go under or...
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    I have had issues in last 6months. On weather...

    I have had issues in last 6months. On weather sites it is really bad to the point i can't even get radar to load up. However, it may be people added to the line on my road and they are doing high...
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    Wanted to update: Peroxide small bottle killed...

    Wanted to update:

    Peroxide small bottle killed the smell pretty dang good. But it is slow and I started to look at it more. Decided to get the hands dirty and do it right.

    1) do not have PH...
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    I did a design contest to pick a logo, created an...

    I did a design contest to pick a logo, created an llc, did what I had to do to get a trademark starting 5-7 yrs ago. Pay montly for a domain I don't really use yet. Why? Baby steps and I don't owe...
  6. what ticks me off is finding out that people that...

    what ticks me off is finding out that people that can EASILY afford the ACA...6figures plus salaries, B*%ch and moan and somehow form a group plan through another state with friends. No joke. F-that....
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    So you are the guy that does all the work but has...

    So you are the guy that does all the work but has no money?? If you know markets, actual expenses, and know your product you need a business plan and sit down with a credit union. You start in a pole...
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    Sorry for late reply, I go to move the "holes"...

    Sorry for late reply,
    I go to move the "holes" and tremondous lag and it will get to where I want. Sometime though it will crash if I click mouse again or go to fast.
    I run dual...
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    I have been using Oemeta coolant, and even in the...

    I have been using Oemeta coolant, and even in the past with other brand coolants...the humidity spikes in July and I always have a tank go bad. I never can get more than a year without at least some...
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    So did they do closed cell or open cell on the...

    So did they do closed cell or open cell on the roof, and was it against the bare tin?(tin roof right?)
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    For heaven's sake I once had to call some...

    For heaven's sake

    I once had to call some engineers at a well established factory that makes name brand quality taps. Without admitting anything , they took on a manufacturing there of a tap that...
  12. If I remember I manage to do it with a chamfer. ...

    If I remember I manage to do it with a chamfer.

    1/32 chamfer 1" shaft:
    Blah blah
    G1 X.936 Z0.0
    G1 X1.00 A-45.0
    blah blah
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    For Cameraman and others: Drawing was 2d with...

    For Cameraman and others:

    Drawing was 2d with the 500 "holes".

    Computer is a few years old
    Asus x99-A LGA 2000-v3 intel motherboard
    intel core i7-5820k HAswell-E 6 core 3.3GHz processor
    PYN...
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    I was a mechanic, and the guys coming out were so...

    I was a mechanic, and the guys coming out were so f-d. Get talked into buying a brand new snap-on box filled with goodies. I had a Matco $400 cart with all Metric. Would only buy what I needed and...
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    I am about to reach out to a "kid" I tracked down...

    I am about to reach out to a "kid" I tracked down that LOVED manual machining back in 2011 while in a 2yr course. Seriously, this kid didn't do drugs, loved what he did, and was a hardworker....
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    So did you use a CMM to copy an original profile...

    So did you use a CMM to copy an original profile to make these? I have a rare set of camshafts that no company wants to do unless "I" collect all the data myself on the rocker arm geometry etc etc. I...
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    In my line of work I am lucky where I do not need...

    In my line of work I am lucky where I do not need to do much solid models(can toolpath of 2d) but when I do I save them as obscure file names and delete them as soon as I can.

    The only "problem"...
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    I hope the OP comes back with some results in 6mo...

    I hope the OP comes back with some results in 6mo of what he learned and what was in fact "wrong".
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    I would gladly pay $2500 if it wasn't cloud based...

    I would gladly pay $2500 if it wasn't cloud based and they stopped doing updates weekly. At least let me go 6mo, and when the update happens, it doesn't screw up past work. Make this the actually...
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    Fusion had a great SIMPLE layout and was and is...

    Fusion had a great SIMPLE layout and was and is still one of the easiest(IMO) to learn. However, their need to keep having their "helpers" keep tinkering on shit to probably make one guy happy who...
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    They should focus on fixing ANY issues people are...

    They should focus on fixing ANY issues people are having, not keep tinkering and tinkering to please a person here and there with how the toolbar looks. For all the waterjet and plasma guys, they...
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    When you are ready, sell off your one lathe to...

    When you are ready, sell off your one lathe to put down payment. Don't even let this customer know you have done so, otherwise they may see it as leverage. However it may allow you to price it as...
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    So that fix must be so complicated, remind what...

    So that fix must be so complicated, remind what 2-4yr degree is required to fix that again? When the little floaty in your toilet gets caught, you must call a plumber right? Far to complicated, so...
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    Bump. Seems they may have bitten the dust....

    Bump.

    Seems they may have bitten the dust. Sad.

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    What gets me is that the tariffs were put on to...

    What gets me is that the tariffs were put on to add balance in the force(jedi). So we have U.S. Mills idling a part of a factory or what not but prices are consistant for how many years. They get...
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